Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Classroom Lesson Plan

Utilities:  At Watt Rate?

GRADE LEVEL: 5-8


ACADEMIC SUBJECT(S) MOST APPROPRIATE FOR ACTIVITY:
English Language Arts, Family and Consumer Science, Mathematics, Science, Technology, Education


SOURCE ORGANIZATION:
University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point


TIME TO COMPLETE: 1 week

DESCRIPTION:

(See link for handouts)

OBJECTIVES

Students will be able to:

  • calculate the energy use of various appliances in their home
  • compare the amount of energy used by appliances
  • analyze their energy use patterns and suggest ways to save energy

SUPPLEMENTARY VIDEO:

Provided by a joint venture between JET, Perkins Consortia and Story North Productions to be used with the Northeast Minnesota Virtual Industry Tour Project, Utilities Sector.

UTILITY VIDEO:

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